Owyacumish River Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N side of Gardner Canal, S of Kitimat, Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°31'54''N, 128°26'06''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103H/9

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 805 hectares (803 hectares of upland and 2 hectares of foreshore). [Note: Owyacumish Creek is the namesake drainage.]

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.